The Healing Brush, Spot Healing Brush, and Patch tool are are healing options that I use very much when retouching photographs. These tools are very much “touch and feel” tools that you really want to start using to figure out how best they work for you. There is no better set of tools in Photoshop [...]
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The new Shake Reduction feature in Adobe Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) will help reduce the camera shake of your images, and sharpen them up. ENHANCE! Photoshop CC will be released June 17th.
Apply new and enhanced auto functionality in Brightness and Contrast, Levels, and Curves for easy adjustment of your images with terrific results. Intelligence from thousands of hand-retouched images is built in to give you a better starting point for making adjustments.
In previous versions of Lightroom, the Spot Removal tool used the ‘circle spots’ method to heal your photos. A click+drag would use the ‘click’ as the area to be healed, and the end of the drag would be the source. While this method works well, you’re limited to a circular area. Now in Lightroom 5, [...]
In previous versions of Lightroom, you were able to apply selective adjustments by using a Graduated Filter, as well as the Adjustment Brush. In Lightroom 5, a new Radial Filter has been added for even more selective adjustment goodness! If you were one of the many users who would have loved to create painless, customizable [...]
Learn how to use blending mode “soft light” in Photoshop.
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+T is MAGIC. Hopefully you’ll get some use out of this, or be able to just have fun with it.